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Today's Features

  • Food and clothing giveaway at South Fork
    South Fork Baptist Church, 4915 New Jackson Hwy., will have a food and clothing giveaway 10:30 a.m. Sept. 15 following morning worship. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. in the front foyer of the church. For more information, call the church at  325-3626.

    Pleasant Ridge homecoming
    Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church will have homecoming Sept. 15. The Whitlock family will sing at 11 a.m. A meal will be at noon.

  • Believers in Christ are blessed. Paul says in Ephesians 1:3, “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.”  

    One blessing the believer has is help for daily living. We all need help in life at various times – with raising our children, with our marriages, with our work and with our relationships. God can help us with these and more if we will seek him and seek his guidance in his word.  

  • Boy Scouts consolidate
    Locust Grove Baptist Church, 1817 Red Mill Road, Elizabethtown, is hosting Boy Scout Troop meetings at 7 p.m. on Monday nights. Troop 151 of Hodgenville has consolidated with Troop 369, chartered by the church. Boy Scouts are ages 11 to 18. For more information, call Robert Bush at 270-734-1019.

    Elvis and Meatloaf perform

  • Culvertown Homecoming
    The Culvertown community will have homecoming at the Culvertown Ball Park 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 15. Pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs or hamburgers with sides will be served for $5 per plate. Harold Hutchins and other local musicians will perform. A horseshoe tournament will be 1 p.m. with sign-ups at noon. For information, contact Troy Benningfield at 502-827-4030.

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  • Joel Ray’s Lincoln Jamboree in Hodgenville celebrates its 59th anniversary this weekend.

    The “memories” show includes Charles Durham, Michael Goodman, Andrew Childress, Jeshua Logsdon and the Edmonton Quartet. The Lincoln Jamboree Gang also will perform.

    The three-hour show begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14.

    A free patio show begins at 6 p.m.

  • Noted weather prognosticator and folklorist L.H. “Dick” Frymire, 87, of Irvington, died Friday at his home.

    Frymire traveled the country giving speeches on folklore of all types, but particularly was known as a “treeologist.” He developed winter forecasts based on his trees.

    A Japanese maple tree which he used in forecasting died in 2010 and was cut down. That year, he used his records to develop the forecast.

  • September is National Senior Month.

    This Friday, local seniors will be honored with a celebration at Creek Front Park in Hodgenville.

    “The celebration of the seniors themselves is what this is about most importantly,” said Senior Center Director Karen Elliott. “They have helped make this community what it is. They’ve been down the rough road and I think that they can tell us a lot if we’d just listen to them more.”

  • A benefit is being planned for a local couple  facing large medical bills.

    Neal McDowell, who lives near the LaRue-Hardin line with his wife Susan and their children, is battling a serious illness. His former co-workers from Gates are holding a benefit auction and meal to assist with expenses.

    The event will begin at 1 p.m. Sept. 22 at Hodgenville Sportsman’s Lake.

    The clubhouse has been reserved until 5 p.m.

    Lunch will be available.

    A live auction will be held and the group is seeking donations.

  • All meals served with 8 ounces skim milk.

    Sept. 11 –Stewed chicken and vegetables, buttered noodles, green beans, banana, whole wheat roll

    Sept. 12 –Pork roast, baked potato with margarine and sour cream, buttered spinach, fruit cup, whole wheat bread

    Sept. 13 –Potluck at Creek Front Park; starts at 11 a.m.

    Sept. 16 –Meatloaf, roasted potatoes and carrots, fruit cup, whole-wheat bread

    Sept. 17 –Layered salad with turkey and peas, crackers, chocolate pudding and raisins